If the Government thinks that we cannot have our Brexit cake and eat it, Ministers must be careful not to let expectations get out of hand.
Even if each of them who did anything at all did far less than paid up members, the sum of their individual efforts was at least as great and probably greater.
John Major secured more votes than any other Prime Minister in unpromising circumstances – but ‘stretching the elastic of democracy’ would cost the Party dearly.
The Government’s opponents face a choice between cobbling together a rearguard vehicle for the negotiations or adapting to what comes next.
Maybe Ken Livingstone can explain.
And May’s reputation for straightforwardness risks damage from the Budget’s proposals for NICs.
Only a constitutional referendum lock, safeguarded by the Queen, can protect us from the left-wing coalition that could take power in 2020.
After 75 years of the latter’s strategy, most people in Copeland faced a choice of either working for the nuclear industry or being without a job.
Plus: Labour goes all Smethwick in Copeland. And: Sky News dumbs down at breakfast.
She rejects Farron’s plan for a second referendum.
They are holding up a hankerchief to test how strongly the Remain wind is blowing.
Theresa May’s austere approach to news management is a plus for government – at least, so far. But it’s turning out to be a minus for her ministers.
Let the leftover Blairites retro-absorb the LibDems: there’s your centre-Left. Most of the rest of usare quite happy to be governed by the centre-Right Super Party.
Whatever happens, the Conservative consensus is that the Party is pushing less hard in the city than in Copeland.
Plus: Sarah Palin to Canada, the Brexit Bill to the Lords, and Clive Lewis to the backbenches. And: when sorry isn’t the hardest word.